Hybrid Courses: Tips & Best Practices


With each passing day, digital technologies mediate a greater share of our interactions with the world. The classroom is no exception to this trend, with digital tools being ever-more prevalent. At UCLA Extension, this has…

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UNEX Welcomes Community to Woodland Hills Open House


On March 11, UCLA Extension welcomed current, former, and prospective students to an open house at our newest location at Warner Center in Woodland Hills. More than 130 guests engaged with representatives from our academic departments,…

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Spring Quarter Canvas Lab Hours for UCLA Extension Instructors


By Kavi Downey Are you teaching this Spring and need some help getting your Online, Hybrid, or Web-Enhanced course ready for the Spring Quarter? Please drop by our lab hours, where Instructional Designers will be…

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Mayor Garcetti Keynotes Land Use Law & Planning Conference


By Evan McGinnis On Jan. 27, UCLA Extension’s Public Policy Program held its 31st Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The conference is the leading…

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Landscape Architecture Students Create Master Plans for Air Museum


In December, the March Field Air Museum in Riverside hosted an open house event featuring landscape architecture students from UCLA Extension. The students, from instructor Patrick Reynolds’ Advanced Design class, presented their Master Plan designs…

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The Latest News in UNEX’s Involvement with the Community


By Yuritzy Peraza As we start 2017, I’d like to share some of the community engagement programs and activities UNEX is currently engaged in and exploring as potential opportunities. During my first few months here…

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UNEX and Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Partner to Host Lecture Series


Cutting Edge Archaeology is a ten-week lecture series beginning in January featuring archaeological experts discussing their research on different regions of the world. It is jointly presented by UCLA Extension and the Cotsen Institute of…

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Early Childhood Care Certificate Graduates Honored in Bakersfield


At a ceremony in Bakersfield, California on Oct. 29, 10 students earned the Early Childhood Care Basic Core Certificate from UCLA Extension. The ECE program offers certificate courses entirely in Spanish in Los Angeles and…

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OLLI Astronomy Instructor Shelley Bonus Wins Prestigious Award


Shelley Bonus, an instructor with UCLA Extension’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), was recently awarded the 2016 AstronomyOutreach Award for her lifetime of work around the world in public educational outreach in astronomy. As the…

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New Scholarship Established in Memory of Instructor James McDade


By Aymara Zielina We are deeply saddened by the loss of James McDade, esteemed UCLA Extension instructor, colleague and friend, who passed away on Oct. 1. His spirit, kindness, and optimism, inspired and encouraged everyone he…

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